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Synonyms for lawsuitˈlɔˌsut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa(noun)

    a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

    "the family brought suit against the landlord"

    crusade, type, font, instance, pillow slip, case, reason, courting, eccentric, cause, guinea pig, fount, casing, character, event, grounds, subject, example, drive, courtship, causa, suit of clothes, slip, compositor's case, wooing, caseful, grammatical case, causal agent, face, showcase, vitrine, movement, display case, campaign, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, effort, causal agency, lawsuit, suit, pillowcase, shell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lawsuit(n.)

    action, suit in law

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

trial, litigation, suit, prosecution, proceedings

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